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Holmès [née Holmes], Augusta Mary Annelocked

(1847–1903)
  • W. H. G. Flood
  • , revised by Hugh Macdonald

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Holmès [née Holmes], Augusta Mary Anne (1847–1903), composer, born in the rue de Berri, Paris, on 16 December 1847, was the daughter of Captain Dalkeith Holmes, an Irishman who had settled in Paris in 1820 and married Augusta Shearer in 1827. Her godfather was the poet ...

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